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1949 Sandra 2022

Sandra Kay Garrett

March 22, 1949 — October 20, 2022

A service celebrating the life of Sandra Kay Smith Garrett will be held at Coulee Bethel Baptist Church on, October 24, 2022 with Jeff Mahloch officiating. Burial will follow at Coulee Bethel Cemetery in Campti, LA. The family will receive friends on October 23, 2022 from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home in Natchitoches and again Monday morning prior to service time. Sandra Kay Garrett, 73 years of age, passed away Thursday, October 20, 2022, surrounded by her loved ones. She was born to Billy and Ida Smith on March 22, 1949, in Natchitoches, Louisiana and raised on the Coulee. She graduated from Campti High School. Sandra, was lovingly known by her family as “MoMo”. She married the love of her life, Curtis Garrett, Sr., on October 10, 1969. Together they shared a beautiful life filled with endless love and precious memories. During her life she loved to spend time with her husband, children and grandchildren, whether it was playing cornhole, a game that she would give anyone a run for their money playing, playing bingo, or simply sitting around the kitchen table laughing, eating her husband’s cooking, and playing cards, or sitting at the piano. Sandra was a gifted quilter and crocheter. She also loved going to the casino. She left an impact on everyone she encountered. She will be dearly missed but forever remembered for being a truly loving wife, mother, MoMo, mother-in-law, sister, aunt, cousin and friend. She was preceded in death by her parents, Billy and Ida Smith, as well as her sister, Sue Grappe. Those left to cherish her memory include her husband of 53 years, Curtis Garrett, Sr.; their children, Curtis Garrett, Jr. and fiancé Leslie Mauthe, Eric Garrett and wife Ceri, and Rita Garrett; grandchildren, Stefanie Haddenham and husband Michael, Madelyn, Makinzy Jones and husband Mason, Masen, Chloe, Brett, Abby, Nathan Poche, Jr. and wife Holley, Tyler Poche and wife Joanna, Malayna, Tristan, Viola, and 10 great grandchildren; a sister, Barbara Grappe and husband Buford, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and many close friends who are like family. Those honored to serve as pallbearers include Nathan Poche, Jr., Tyler Poche, Ross Brossette, Masen Garrett, Brett Mauthe, and Tristan Garrett. Honorary pallbearer will be Mason Jones. 2 Timothy 4:7 I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. Psalm 147:3 He healeth the broken in heart, and bindeth up their wounds.
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Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, October 23, 2022

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Blanchard St. Denis Funeral Home

848 Keyser Ave, Natchitoches, LA 71457

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Funeral Service Church

Monday, October 24, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Coulee Bethel Baptist Church

2146 LA-486, Campti, LA 71411

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Graveside Service

Monday, October 24, 2022

Coulee Bethel Cemetery

LA-486, Campti, LA 71411

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